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54 Below

A Nonprofit Cabaret Venue

Sings Mandel and Lydon
October 6

Cover charge: $25/$35/$50

Cover Charge Additional $5 At Door

Food & Beverage Minimum: $25


Mon, Oct 6 9:30p Doors 8:45p $25-35 Tickets

*Tickets on the day of performance after 2:00pm are only available by calling 646.476.3551.

Pamela Bob, of A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, performs in a theatrical evening featuring the unusual and dynamic songs of Ellen Mandel and Michael Lydon, from jazzy ballads to lyrical settings of modern poetry, with a bit of bluesy funk for good measure.

With Ellen Mandel on piano, Michael Lydon on guitar, and Pamela on vocals and ukulele, the group has performed several times downtown in NYC at the Cornelia Street Cafe, and on the New Gallery Concert Series in Boston. The performance will be directed by DJ Salisbury.

Ellen Mandel has composed music for over sixty plays for the Mint, Jean Cocteau Rep, Phoenix Theatre Ensemble, and Riverside Shakespeare in New York, and many regionals. She has written five film scores, and recorded four CDs of her “ardent, spiky, and freshly organic songs”, according to the New York Times.

Michael Lydon, a pioneering rock writer and founding editor of Rolling Stone Magazine, interviewed Janis Joplin, the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, B.B. King, and wrote Ray Charles: Man and Music, the definitive biography of the Genius. He is an East Village songwriter, whose forte is writing delicious jazzy tunes that inspire comparisons to classics from the American Songbook.